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National Book Award Finalists & Winners

last modified on 11/12/2012

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A selection of National Book Award Finalists and Winners from 2005-2012. National Book Awards Week is held every mid-November.

Total: 34
Status: Public
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American Born Chinese

by Gene Luen Yang, illustrated by Lark Pien

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Legends and Myths, Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

Resources: Yes

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Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Interest Level: Grades 8 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: General Fiction, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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Chains

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction, Multicultural

Resources: Yes

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Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Chime

Interest Level: Grades 8 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Resources: Yes

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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Dark Water

Interest Level: Grades 8 - 12

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Each Little Bird That Sings

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.3

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Series

Resources: Yes

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Endangered

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Adventure, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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Goblin Secrets

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Resources: Yes

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Inside Out & Back Again

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.3

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Verse Novel, Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Keturah and Lord Death

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.8

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

Resources: Yes

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Lips Touch: Three Times

by Laini Taylor, illustrated by Jim Di Bartolo

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Romance, Short Stories

Resources: Yes

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Lockdown

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Mockingbird

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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My Name Is Not Easy

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.4

Genre: Historical Fiction, Multicultural, Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Never Fall Down

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Okay for Now

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction

Resources: Yes

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